Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Business Analytics

Do you want to gain a competitive edge in a business environment that increasingly relies on your ability to leverage data for success?
Our post-bacc certificate in business analytics delivers the skills to help you better understand data and put it to work in your on-the-job decision-making in accounting and other business areas. Core courses concentrate on different forms of analytics, while a list of electives allows you to explore applications in areas ranging from finance and marketing to GIS and healthcare.

Certificate Information

15 credit hours
Minimum cumulative G.P.A. of 2.0

For more information specific to you and your situation, meet with your academic advisor and find your ideal pathway to complete your degree on time.

All courses are 3 credit hours and require a minimum grade of C- unless otherwise noted.


Required Courses
Choose 4 courses
 (12 credits hours)

  • BUS-A 338 - Accounting Analytics
  • BUS-K 350 - Business Analytics: Data Management and Visualization
  • BUS-K 352 - Business Analytics: Predictive and Prescriptive Analysis
  • BUS-K 440 - Business Intelligence
  • BUS-M 380 - Market Analytics
  • ECON-E 338 - Business and Economics Application of GIS
  • ECON-E 371 - Econometrics

Choose 1 class (3 credit hours)

  • Additional class from the list above that has not been used to satisfy that 12 hour requirement
  • BUS-A 414 - Financial Statement Analysis and Interpretation
  • BUS-F 420 - Equity and Fixed Income Investments
  • BUS-M 435 - Digital Marketing
  • BUS-P 430 - Total Quality Management
  • BUS-W 406 - Venture Growth Management
  • BUS-Z 441 - Wage and Salary Administration
  • CSCI-B 498 - Introduction to Data Science
  • CSCI-C 490 - Special Topics - Data Science with R
  • GEOG-G 438 - Advanced Geographic Information Science
  • HIM-M 329 - Health Care Data Analytics and Information Governance
  • INFO-I 308 - Information Representation
  • INFO-I 421 - Applications of Data Mining
  • SOC-S 380 - Methods of Social Research I


According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), post-baccalaureate certificates are a great way to fast-track your career in an affordable way.

When time and money are a major concern, certificates allow recipients to gain skills in their field of choice in a relatively short period of time, usually less than a year, and for a price that won’t break the bank.

Your brighter future begins here

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